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OPEN LETTER TO LONG DISTANCE DRIVERS

April 15, 2020
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Dear Proud TWU Member,  Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been uncertainty and mixed messaging from Governments around the classification of the services provided by truck stops and roadhouses. We know all too well the vital role that truck stops and roadhouses play in the day to...

WAGE SUBSIDY MUST INCLUDE GIG WORKERS, CASUALS & OWNER DRIVERS: TWU

March 29, 2020
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Casual workers, owner drivers and gig economy workers must be included in any wage subsidy package the Federal Government is planning, the Transport Workers’ Union has warned. The TWU also wants the package for stood down workers to include: 80% subsidy of average income administered through company payroll rather than...

McCORMACK’S ASSISTANCE PACKAGE WON’T SAVE REGIONAL AIRLINES OR HELP WORKERS: TWU

March 28, 2020
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The TWU has called on the Federal Government to take a stake in airlines requiring financial assistance to ensure fairness for passengers and workers, as it announces $298 million for airlines operating regional routes. The TWU National Secretary Michael Kaine said the latest financial assistance for airlines continues to ignore...